Previews

Elephants in the Roxy

Elephants in the Roxy

3T’s debut, Elephants, is Main event:

New Edinburgh amateur company Threepenny Theatricals is staging Rose Heiney’s black comedy Elephants as its debut production at the Assembly Roxy next week, 25 – 27 January 2018.

January 15, 2018 | By | Reply More
MAMA Revue 2018

MAMA Revue 2018

MAMA celebrates with world tour:

MAMA is looking to beat the January blues with a world tour at the Brunton from Thursday 18, including a treat of party tunes and pop hits from the last 70 years in Celebration its annual revue.

January 12, 2018 | By | Reply More
EPT’s windy bottom

EPT’s windy bottom

Has beans not has-beens in Panto land:

Edinburgh People’s Theatre doesn’t give a hill of beans for modern turns on panto tradition, just the usual bag of magic ones, as the company prepares the Church Hill Theatre for Jack and the Beanstalk, its 66th consecutive pantomime.

December 13, 2017 | By | 1 Reply More
Time for the Tin Soldier

Time for the Tin Soldier

Birds of Paradise retell Hans Christian Andersen for the stage:

The Festival Theatre Studio is being taken over by Birds of Paradise theatre this December with a brand new adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen’s first ever story for children – The Steadfast Tin Soldier.

December 7, 2017 | By | Reply More
The Gang is Back

The Gang is Back

Edinburgh Gang Show ready for 58th season:

The full run through is done, band call has passed and now the Edinburgh Gang Show is ready to take over the King’s Theatre for the 2017 edition of the annual production it has been staging since 1960.

November 19, 2017 | By | 1 Reply More
Beyond clowning

Beyond clowning

Bouffon scratch night for Roxy:

There is an area of comedy that goes beyond the clown, who lovingly reflects society to itself, but seeks out society’s darkest, most scabrous elements and shows them up in bold and gory detail.

October 28, 2017 | By | Reply More
In Horror We Trust

In Horror We Trust

Spookfest’s second scary sojourn:

The Edinburgh Horror Festival returns from this Friday evening, 27 October, with a five night frenzy of foul deeds and frightening theatrics in the lead up to Halloween on Tuesday.

October 27, 2017 | By | Reply More
Rambert’s Goat premiere

Rambert’s Goat premiere

Rambert premiere Goat at Festival Theatre:

The renowned Rambert Dance Company is to stage the world premiere of a new ballet, Goat, at the Festival Theatre tonight, Thursday 26 October 2017.

October 26, 2017 | By | Reply More
Mark Lockyer Interview

Mark Lockyer Interview

Interview with Mark Lockyer:

Actor Mark Lockyer trained at RADA. Over the last 30 years he’s performed at the National Theatre, Royal Shakespeare Company, Old Vic, Young Vic and the Royal Court; he’s worked with Ken Campbell, Mark Rylance and Sam Mendes.

October 16, 2017 | By | Reply More
Saving the fire-givers

Saving the fire-givers

Dragon adventure plays out at Drummohr:
A rare Red Dragon has descended on East Lothian, just in time for the half term break, and the Dragon Protection League needs help to look after this protected beast and ensure it doesn’t do any more damage…

October 9, 2017 | By | Reply More